April 19, 2015

ADL Regional Director Joshua Cohen provided remarks at the 38th Annual South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance on April 19th. Mr. Cohen’s remarks touched on the recent disturbing global surge in anti-Semitism while underscoring the importance of confronting and combating anti-Semitism. The South Orange/Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembranc Service is an annual event to commemorate the victims of the…
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ADL Regional Director Joshua Cohen joined almost 300 teens at J-SERVE 2015, an international day of community service and learning, on Sunday, April 19th at the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest in Whippany, NJ. Mr. Cohen conducted an interactive workshop on the disturbing global surge in anti-Semitism while underscoring the importance of confronting and combating anti-Semitism. J-SERVE is coordinated…
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April 16, 2015

Today, April 16, is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Established by the Israeli government, Yom Hashoah has become a day observed by both Jewish and non-Jewish schools, communities and individuals worldwide. In the United States, Holocaust Remembrance Day has been set aside for remembering the victims of the Holocaust and for reminding us what can…
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April 15, 2015

ADL Regional Director Joshua Cohen joined the National Council for Jewish Women in Manalapan, NJ for  for an engaging conversation on international and domestic anti-Semitism. The presentation provided the audience with not only a better understanding of the magnitude of anti-Semitism around the world, but to assess where it is most problematic, how pervasive it is in…
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March 25, 2015

40 teens participated in the Anti-Defamation League’s Confronting Anti-Semitism workshop at Temple Beth El of Northern Valley on March 24th. Using an interactive program the workshop empowered and equipped  participants with constructive and effective responses to anti-Semitic incidents and the persistent anti-Semitic stereotypes that are often at the root of such incidents. The Confronting Anti-Semitism workshop helps Jewish youth, family members,…
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